Sentence Examples with the word factotum

His successor, Alexander Mavrocordato, surnamed Exaporritos, was charged by the Turkish government with the delicate and arduous negotiation of the treaty of Carlowitz, and by his dexterity succeeded, in spite of his questionable fidelity to the interests of his employers, in gaining their entire confidence, and in becoming the factotum of Ottoman policy.

Gallop off to our Moscow estate, he said to the factotum who appeared at his call.

Under the superintendence of the Curia Regis and the exchequer, the sheriff still remained the kings factotum in local affairs.

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He was so much the king's factotum that Froissart (i.